Urban Study: Decline In Uninsured Children Linked To Pandemic Policies

By Jessica Karins / July 1, 2022 at 3:15 PM
The number of children enrolled in health insurance has increased since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a recent report from the Urban Institute found, but that could change if pandemic-era policies are allowed to expire. “Policies such as the continuous coverage provision in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which has prohibited states from disenrolling people from Medicaid during the COVID-19 public health emergency since March 2020, appear to have limited the pandemic’s effects on children’s coverage rates,” the...

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